Official dinner reception was hosted on behalf of Ilham Aliyev in honor of President of the Swiss Confederation Didier Burkhalter
Baku, June 2 (AZERTAC). An official dinner reception has been hosted on behalf of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in honor of President of the Swiss Confederation Didier Burkhalter.
President Ilham Aliyev once again welcomed President of the Swiss Confederation Didier Burkhalter to our country, noting that many important issues concerning bilateral relations were discussed during the visit. Expressing his confidence that the presidency of Switzerland in the OSCE would be successful and that it would take an active part in the negotiations on the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the President said: "The development of our bilateral relations is reassuring. We have established active contacts in a short time."
President Ilham Aliyev noted the development of investment and business relations between the two countries and pointed to the important role played by the joint economic commission in this field. Touching upon the importance of political connections and joint consultations, the President said that all of this formed the basis of the bilateral agenda.
Swiss President Didier Burkhalter said that the development of Baku had made a deep impression on him. He pointed out that it was very important for Switzerland to establish relations with dynamically developing countries, and the development of economic relations between Switzerland and Azerbaijan was one of the important directions. Didier Burkhalter thanked President Ilham Aliyev for this opportunity and for the contribution to the creation of an atmosphere of reliable partnership between the two countries.